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Withrow Tigertown Book Drive

In our continuing quest to increase Withrow student literacy levels, we are kicking off the first Tigertown Book Drive for the Jane Greene and Diane Roland Reading Center located in the Withrow Alumni Center. Your $20 tax-deductible contribution will provide a book with a donor name plate and increase the selection of literary content available to our students. We’re looking to develop a larger collection in the following subject areas:

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Withrow Defaced With Hate Graffiti

Exerpted from: Hannah Sparling , hsparling@enquirer.com Published 4:10 p.m. ET Jan. 22, 2017

Swastikas, racial slurs and the word “Trump” were spray painted around Withrow’s campus this weekend. The graffiti was painted on sidewalks, signs, benches and high up on the school itself.  Read More →

Withrow News Update – Fall 2016

2016 Graduation Success
A total of 185 out of 205 Withrow Seniors graduated in May. A 90% graduation rate. Seven of the remaining 20 earned their graduation requirements over the summer for a total graduation rate of 93% of the Seniors.  At the time of graduation, 160 Seniors had been accepted into two or four year post secondary programs. 

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Withrow Summer Bridge Program

Summer Bridge is a three week program in June to bridge 7th and 8th graders to Withrow. The first week is a Get to Know You program, and the following two weeks include instruction in English, Math and Study Skills. Bridge objectives are to help incoming students set high expectations, better understand class schedules, time management and the significance of a GPA. This is also an opportunity to meet teachers and coaches. The Bridge also introduces incoming students to a dress code and some fundamental rules including those relating to the use of electronic devices in class. Ms. Innis is a teacher working with incoming 7th graders, and Ms. Houston is a teacher working with incoming 8th graders.

New Jane Green/Diane Roland Reading Center at Withrow

With laptops in classrooms, rapid access to the “past and present world” is just a click away. Technological advances have certainly altered and facilitated the breadth and depth of educational development. In turn, school libraries have faced challenges in order to remain viable, and, for a myriad of reasons, the Withrow Library ceased operations in 2001.

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